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house. the m.i.t. grad does bring up the science today as we sit on the 40th anniversary of roe v. wade, i find it amazing that the unmistakable scientific and biological evidence of the humanity of a -- an unborn child is denied by the white house while we have this debate over other science as well. >> clear think the administration likes to use regulatory agencies as a bludgeon to play to his constituencies. if the leadership wants to make sure i would vote for this debt ceiling increase, they could achieve the rains act to it, which my predecessor geoff davis got passed through the house. let's stake that on this and send it to the senate and say this is a reasonable proposal, it's going to help the economy. >> we need to start to wrap up. we can take maybe a couple more questions. in the back. >> following up on that, whether a budget comes out first from the house or senate this spring, will you seek to strip out funding for planned parenthood? >> i will but that would be in the propings process. there have been two bills introduced by two congresswomen in the house and they'll st
suffered a heart attack. 40 years ago today, right for abortion was established with the roe v. wade case. shannon bream has more on where we are now. >> the issue of the roe v. wade opinion 40 years ago does little to settle the debate over abortion. pro-life advocates have tange their fight to the state level where the legislators across the country enacted numerous laws aimed to rolling back roe, sparking battles over required ultra sounds and regulation for abortion clinics. because of the number of the pro-life state measures passed in 2012, pro-choice groups for reproductive rights, crr said last year was assault on women reproductive rights. one thing the two sides agree on the fight is not over. >> there is rising tide across the country of pro-life legislators for bigging up the flag and advancing the defensive life and law. >> relentless attack on the street services. i expect that to continue on the state level. >> happy anniversary, baby. >> crr is taking heat over an ad meant to mark 4th anniversary of the rode six entitled "happy anniversary, baby." they say the use of the w
don't make a difference to people. >> 40 years ago this week, the supreme court decided roe v. wade. a new documentary is out called "after tiller." bid follows for of the few doctors left in the united states who openly provide abortions in the third trimester. in 2009, their colleague dr. george tiller was assassinated while attending church in wichita, kansas. then, "gideon's army." >> the beauty of this system is set up to give people the presumption of innocence, to give them an opportunity to not just be heard, but hold the state accountable. you want to take my liberty, you got to do it right. if you don't, acquit. >> that years ago, the supreme court ruled everyone has a right to a lawyer in a criminal case. a new documentary follows a group of young public defenders in the deep south who contend with the day-to-day life of low pay, long hours, and staggering caseloads. we will speak with one of those lawyers, then, cara mertes, director of the sentence documentary film program. >> we need to get started quickly. challenges and solutions. i think a film is a perfect muscle t
rights won a historying victory with the courts roe v. wade decision but the battle is only beginning. i'm michael shure filling in for jennifer granholm. this is the war room. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> the supreme court today ruled that abortion is completely a private matter to be decided by mother and doctor in the first three months of pregnancy. the 7-2 ruling will likely lead to drastic overhall of laws on abortion. >> michael: it was 40 years ago that they legalized abortion in this country. the harris poll taken at that time found 52% of americans supported the decision. a wall street journal nbc poll found that 54% of americans believe women should be able to have an abortion. despite the widespread public support many lawmakers are doing whatever they can to take away a woman's right to choose. coming away from washington, d.c. is kay shepherd with mother jones magazine, kate, thank you for coming inside "the war room." >> thanks for having me. >> michael: kate, we read so much about mississippi. mississippi used to have 14 abortion clinics. now it just has one. how in 2013 do
wade. from the state where the landmark decision began. >> looking at live pictures, the u.s. capitol, it's snowing in washington, d.c. you can see the snow flakes. a lovely sight. thousands of antiabortion activists gathered for the annual march for life rally. it's time to go inside with the 40th an verse of the rowe versus wade decision in the united states. meantime a new nbc "wall street journal" poll shows for the first time a majority of americans, 54% believe abortion should be legal in all or most cases and 44% said it should be illegal. 70% of americans are opposed to the controversial rowe versus wade decision being overturned. 70% do not want it overturned. our senior medical correspondent travelled to texas where the case began to get a rare firsthand look at the fight over abortion today. >> wolf, this week marks the la wade case. i went back to texas to look at the state of abortion there. roe versus wade began in texas, and 40 years later, the situation here and much of the u.s. is complex. on the one hand, the gov march made this vow. >> my goal, and the goal of many
since the supreme court's landmark ruling on roe v. wade. the 7-2 decision declared laws prohibiting abortion violated women's constitutional rights. you can see there's little fluctuation in the number of abortions from 2005 to 2009 which is the last year complete records were reported. well, now there is a new reality series that's documenting what it is like for women after they undergo an abortion. lauren green is here with the latest on this story. >> reporter: hey, arthel. it's a different approach to the ever-increasing political visit roll around the abortion event as roe v. wade, as you said, turns 40. it's the first-ever reality show about women who are part of a bible study trying to recover from the guilt they feel after having an abortion. >> women are petrified and ashamed and scared that their secret will come out. >> reporter: each of these five women hope the christian message of redemption and forgiveness will help heal emotional wounds from abortion. it's a ten-of part series areaing on -- airing online in connection with the decision of roe v. wade that legalized
and roe v. wade and this week we have people in our tea party caucus introducing bills like this. and, you know, i don't think they ever thought there would be this big firestorm of controversy behind it. but the same things we're seeing in virginia are what are happening in states like this. new mexico is traditionally a pretty progressive community. we have moved forward on protecting women's rights for years. but there are -- there's a growing caucus of these tea party and crazy conservatives on the right who are opposed to that kind of progress and they are doing what they can with some of these sleeper bills they hope nobody would notice. >> pat, i want to play what jean moynihan president of march for life said this morning on the daily rundown about the current abortion movement. take a listen. >> if you went to the march today you'd see a number of young, shining energetic faces. this isn't an extreme radical issue. this is the new normal. >> so this is the new normal. so explain to us the new normal for a state legislature, you know, state legislator in new mexico is to actually h
should be and that roe versus wade should not be overturned and you're a top priority of the republican party is to overturn roe versus wade. that's a real problem. >> very quickly. >> let's quickly look at these issues on the questions of life which the gallup institution has taken 2% to 7% on the pro-life issue -- >> no, let me finish on the issue of gun control you'll have depp democrats running for reelection in states like montana and alaska. we'll not have your viewpoint on those issues and those are issues that cut the other way for democrats. >> karen, ten seconds. >> my point is the republican party needs to accept the fact that the country has changed and the demographics have changed and stop pulling the covers over your head and accept that it's not just about putting lipstick on a pig. >> karen, i know how tough it is to get you on a saturday. so i do appreciate you end? ing some time with us. we'll come back to you guys later in a few weeks. >>> coming up, what can we learn from crashing glaciers and is there hope for our warping pl warming planet? that story next on msnbc
the land mark roe v. wade decision was handed down. >> can a nation long endure that does not respect the sanctity of life? >> rand paul's question is backed by stunning numbers. they find four in step unintended pregnancies in the u.s. end in abortion. one-third of american people have an abortion by the age of 45. the procedure is decreasing overall, among poor women are up 18%. >> certainly, i'm disappointed in the election. no doubt about that. this is the most pro-death president we have had. >> adding to election year woes, controversial remarks by the pro-life candidate todd akin and murdoch helped doom g.o.p. hope of reclaiming the senate. the sinking poll numbers late last year parallelled the flip-flop in the gallup poll. showing 44% of americans are pro-choice. 40% pro-life. the losses were tempered by gapes at the state level. >> states we got 33 pro-life governors and pro-life legislatures. >> pro-life leaders are buoyed by the roll that science is playing if affirming their view, life begips at conception. medical science acknowledges the child as the newest patient. no
for the annual march for life. abortion opponents are marking 40 years since the roe v. wade decision today. today's rally rather, will include a march to the steps of the u.s. supreme court. organizers already calling it the largest human rights demonstration the world has ever seen. in a moment a live report from washington on what is happening there today. martha: so you know what today is? today is tim geithner's last day as treasury secretary of the united states. before he walks out the door he was reflecting a bit on the state of the economic recovery and here's what he said. quote, the president makes fun of me, like always saying we're only in the 2nd inning but in terms of the american economic recovery, we are past the 7th inning stretch says tim geithner. so is he right as he leaves this economy in the hand of the rest of the administration at this point? stuart varney joins me now, anchor of "varney & company" on the fox business network. stuart, when i read that this morning, i thought really? is that really true? are we in the 7th inning stretch of this recovery? what say you
in good hands? >>> this week brought us the 40th anniversary of roe v. wade and made me reflect on a moment from 15 years when i was in a committed relationship with a woman who i knew was just not the one. she also knew it probably wasn't going to work out and then she got pregnant, and i was terrified. i have always known the importance of family and building kids into strong adults and i know i would not be who i am if not for growing up under the watchful eye of two people who loved me and loved each other. i knew that pregnant woman and i were not going to be able to form a lasting family. she decided it was best to have an abortion and days later she did, we did, and in some ways that choice saved my life. i was not then smart enough or man enough to build a family or raise a child, and i only would have contributed to making a mess of three lives. years after that i met another woman, married her, and after we decided to get pregnant, i went to her doctor's appointments, our doctor's appointments, with joy. it was a thrill to watch that boy grow inside her, but i must adm
to commemorate the 40th anniversary of row v. wade, the landmark supreme court decision that formally recognized the woman's right regarding decisions on her reproductive health care. this came as a result of decades of relentless activism and litigation on the part of great women advocates. but today there are those that want to roll back those fundamental rights and turn back the clock on women's health care. we've seen them use the same tactics over and over again during the last 40 years. in fact, according to an institute, more than 40 laws were passed to restrict access to abortion in 19 states just this past year. that's why as we commemorate the 40th anniversary of roe v. wade, it's more important than ever to commit ourselves to protecting these basic rights and ensure that women across our country have full control over their personal well-being and health and retain access to health care they require. thank you and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: for what purpose does the gentleman from california seek recognition? >> i ask unanimous consent to address th
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